Sophie English

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About Sophie

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Sophie is a London based cellist available for solo, chamber, orchestral and session work.

Sophie English is a London based cellist. She pursued a classical training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and has since gone on to play with artists including Sam Smith, Jess Glynne and Jessie J. Sophie’s work is shared between orchestral, pop and contemporary projects which have culminated in sessions and live performances at Abbey Road and on the West End. Her performance career has taken her as far afield as Europe, Asia, South America, USA and Australia playing with bands, orchestras and chamber ensembles. Sophie has worked alongside brands including Nokia, HTC, Virgin Media, STA Travel and Squarespace. These projects have found coverage on the BBC, Wake Up TV and The Huffington Post. Current projects include arranging the string section for the latest New Street Adventure album which is due for release on Acid Jazz Records in July 2016 and working with Grammy & Golden Globe nominated songwriter Scott McFarnon.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Acoustic, Pop, Hip Hop, Covers, Soul, Top 40, Karaoke, Disco, Ambient pop, Funk, Tribute, Vintage, R&B, Motown, Funk rock, Americana, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Indie, Rock
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Event types:
Recording session, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Fluent sight-reader, Arranger
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Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

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From customers:

Emily C, 3 years ago

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding. It sounded absolutely beautiful and we had so many compliments about you.

Anne D, 2 years ago

What a treat! I have always loved the cello and you delivered in full. Thank you for making our party so special.